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OK, Great

Posted on: August 26th, 2015
OK, great! You've finally decided it's time to meet with an estate planning attorney and get your affairs in order....

Asset Protection Planning

Posted on: August 26th, 2015
You may be surprised to learn that not only has asset protection planning been around for a long time, but you have already engaged in it at some point during your life....

RAs are among the largest assets inherited by heirs and beneficiaries.

Posted on: March 7th, 2014
RAs are among the largest assets inherited by heirs and beneficiaries. ...

Some of the most generous provisions of the tax code....

Posted on: March 7th, 2014
Some of the most generous provisions of the tax code are those that permit beneficiaries of IRAs and other qualified retirement plans to defer income tax on the plans until time of withdrawal....

We use a variety of insurance products to manage risk......

Posted on: March 7th, 2014
We use a variety of insurance products to manage risk in different areas of our lives in order to protect our wealth from losses that can come from property damage, businesses we own, disability, retirement and death....

We live in a litigious society....

Posted on: March 7th, 2014
We live in a litigious society. Lawsuits abound, whether deserved or not. ...

Brislawn Lofton & The Private Client Group are Moving

Posted on: December 20th, 2013
WE HAVE EXCITING NEWS! As of January 1st 2014 Brislawn Lofton, PLLC, & The Private Client Law Group will be joining Oseran Hahn at the Bellevue Skyline Tower. Why the merger? Simple……..it’s about you. ...

Many wartime veterans and their surviving spouses are currently receiving long-term care or will need some type of long-term care in the near future. The Veterans Administration has funds that are ava

Posted on: September 5th, 2013
Many wartime veterans and their surviving spouses are currently receiving long-term care or will need some type of long-term care in the near future. The Veterans Administration has funds that are available to help pay for this care, yet many families are not even aware that these benefits exist. ...

Estate planning is creating a set of instructions that specify how property is handled after death, and how property and health care decisions are handled during a period of incapacity. Proper estate

Posted on: September 5th, 2013
Estate planning is creating a set of instructions that specify how property is handled after death, and how property and health care decisions are handled during a period of incapacity. Proper estate planning is important for everyone. But for unmarried partners--opposite sex or same sex--it is critical. Part One of this two-part article will address some issues for unmarried partners to consider for after-death estate planning. ...

Part One of this two-part article will address some issues for unmarried partners to consider for after-death estate planning.

Posted on: July 9th, 2013
Estate planning is creating a set of instructions that specify how property is handled after death, and how property and health care decisions are handled during a period of incapacity. Proper estate planning is important for everyone. But for unmarried partners--opposite sex or same sex--it is critical. Part One of this two-part article will address some issues for unmarried partners to consider for after-death estate planning. ...

Proper estate planning is important for everyone. But for unmarried partners--opposite sex or same sex--it is critical...

Posted on: July 9th, 2013
Estate planning is creating a set of instructions that specify how property is handled after death, and how property and health care decisions are handled during a period of incapacity. Proper estate planning is important for everyone. But for unmarried partners--opposite sex or same sex--it is critical......

Many young families put off estate planning because ...

Posted on: May 14th, 2013
Many young families put off estate planning because they are young and healthy, or because they don't think they can afford it. ...

Why You Should Name a Stand-Alone Retirement Trust as Beneficiary

Posted on: May 13th, 2013
Why You Should Name a Stand-Alone Retirement Trust as Beneficiary (For IRAs and Other Tax-Deferred Retirement Accounts)... ...

Some of the most generous provisions of the tax code are...

Posted on: May 6th, 2013
Some of the most generous provisions of the tax code are those that permit beneficiaries of IRAs and other qualified retirement plans to defer income tax on the plans until time of withdrawal. ...

IRAs are among the largest assets inherited...

Posted on: May 6th, 2013
IRAs are among the largest assets inherited by heirs and Review fee and services agreement, conflicts disclosure, attorney/client .....

5 Common Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on: March 18th, 2013
From time to time, it’s good to review why having a complete, up-to-date estate plan is so important....

Many wartime veterans...

Posted on: July 26th, 2012
Many wartime veterans and their surviving spouses are currently receiving long-term care or will need some type of long-term care in the near future....